Hyland appears on the cover of the June/July 2012 issue of Seventeen magazine. She talks about her illness and her operation with the magazine.
You know that family is always going to be there for you—no matter what. My dad gave me a freakin’ kidney! But its also the families that you create outside of your family. And you really find out what kind of people you’re friends with. It was just amazing, and it really opened my eyes to see who’s there for me and who’s not.